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Hopwood v. Texas

Population by Percentage

State of Texas Selected Minority Population and UT School of Law Selected Minority Population

 

According to the State Bar of Texas, .3% (1/3 of 1%) of Texans are lawyers.

African-American

  State of Texas Population

11%

  Law School with affirmative action

3-9%

  Law School without affirmative action

1-4%

Mexican-Americans

  State of Texas Population

31%

  Law School with affirmative action

8-14%

  Law School without affirmative action

5-8%

All Others

  State Population

58%

  Law School with affirmative action

80-87%

  Law School without affirmative action

89-94%


Sources:   Enrollment data from opinion of U.S. District Court, Hopwood v. Texas, 861 F. Supp. 554 (W.D. Tex. 1994); The University of Texas Law School Admissions Office for later years.  Population data from Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Compiled by Douglas Laycock, October 2002.